Patagonia Wildflowers
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ortiga macho
Blumenbachia insignis
Blumenbachia insignis
ortiga macho Blazing-star Family
Blumenbachia insignis Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
  •ortiga macho
accepted scientific name
  •Blumenbachia insignis Schrad.
rules for finding collection records
  Blumenbachia insignis (138)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Anibal Prina
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.7 to 1.1 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed last week of August thru 2nd week of March

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Instituto Darwinion (13)
Flora Bonaerense (1)
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Flora Uruguay (4)
Wikimedia Commons (5)
Flora Digital (3)
SEINet (1)
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